EP 6: Whitney Champion: Scaling infrastructure automation with open source tools
ExpedITioners · 26 minutes ·

EP 6: Whitney Champion: Scaling infrastructure automation with open source tools

Whitney is a co-founder and the lead architect at Recon InfoSec. She has extensive experience in large-scale infrastructure automation and orchestration in both the private and public sector. She builds and maintains the security stack that powers Recon’s MDR services and their network defense range, which powers their NDR training and OpenSOC.io.

Topics discussed:


  • Whitney’s background and how she got involved with cybersecurity
  • Understanding the importance of learning new security tooling
  • Whitney’s involvement with OpenSOC and Blue Team CTF at DefCon
  • Recommendations for transferring skills from practice to practical methodologies
  • Where her excitement for open source stems from
  • What some of the biggest challenges Recon InfoSec face and how they overcome them
  • The future of cybersecurity

Whitney's Twitter: https://twitter.com/shortxstack Recon InfoSec's Twitter: https://twitter.com/Recon_InfoSec Blog: https://www.reconinfosec.com/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/recon-infosec/ OpenSoc: https://opensoc.io/ Try Fleet Fleet makes it easy to get accurate, actionable data from all your endpoints. From full disk encryption to healthy antivirus software and any query in between. See for yourself. Sign up for Fleet Sandbox for free today: https://fleetdm.com/try-fleet/register.

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